Baltia housing competition

Location: Saint-Petersburg

Competition organiser: 02 Development

Architects: J. Burdova (leader), O. Aleksakova, O. Vlasenko, N. Gritskova, T. Leshikhina, A. Fedoseeva

Design started: 2012
Status: competition

The competition plot location at edge of the center of St. Petersburg asks for a solution that will provide the district with a new kind of public space that will make it attractive for both new and old inhabitants, inject life into the streets and become a center of urban renewal of the district. 
7 different housing buildings 4 to 8 floors high different appearance in order to provide a town-like atmosphere. The open area between the blocks functions as a connecting tissue between them.